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IIT Kanpur

Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur ( Uttar Pradesh )

1055 Acres
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Total Students
Rs. 13504 - Rs. 120441
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Indian Institute of Technology - IIT Kanpur - IITK

IIT Kanpur is reputed all over the world for its innovative academic programmes stressing science-based engineering education. Since its inception in 1960, the Institute is engaged in carrying out original research of significance and technology development at the cutting edge. It offers students an exciting academic experience with opportunities to pursue interdisciplinary programmes and collaborative research within the Institute as well as through various exchange programmes with institutes across the world.  In addition, a vibrant array of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities provides students with a holistic educational experience that enables our student to succeed in a wide range of professions after graduation.  

The time spent at IITK makes a student go from being a good learner to being a good thinker and researcher in the student's field of choice. Even undergraduate research at IITK has won the institute many laurels. Innovation is an integral part of teaching at IITK. While the curriculum represents the institute's vision for the course, the teaching methods are the choice of the individual teachers and reflect their vision. There is freedom for the faculty to experiment in the teaching.

IITK offers a liberal undergraduate education, where knowledge of science and technology is part of a broader knowledge platform. A student has the choice of opting for more than 50% of courses outside of the student's chosen department. Of these a student can opt for more than 25% of courses that are in fields such as management and humanities. 

The student is therefore free to develop a wide knowledge base encompassing many disciplines. IITK recognizes an undergraduate degree as the start of a student's higher education learning and encourages the student to explore so that the student can know what to do next.

Overview Courses

List of entrance exams Joint Entrance Examination (Mains), JEE Advanced, GATE, 12th, Science, Delhi University
Pass percentage 90%
Percentage students passed first class 70%
Percentage students passed with distinction 50%
Total faculty 415
Average Graduation percent 37.3529411765%
Eligibility For Transfer None
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Overview Campus

No. of nearby joints 20
Area 1055 Acres
Classrooms 156
Sport Grounds 16
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Overview Placement

The Students' Placement Office (SPO) is run and managed by an efficient team of office staff & students and handles all aspects of placements at IIT Kanpur. Right from contacting companies to managing all logistics of arranging for tests, pre-placement talks and conducting final interviews the SPO team provides it's best possible assistance to the recruiters. The hospitality and the functioning of SPO is applauded and well received by the visiting recruiters every year.

Placement Ratio 85.0%
Number of visiting companies 156
Average Salary 6.0 lacs
Min Salary 3.0 lacs
Max Salary 130.0 lacs
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Last Update 09 Nov, 2016
Awards Zee News and DNA Survey rank IITK as India's Top Engineering College for 2010
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